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SUNS # 9783 Wednesday 17 May 2023

Trade : Mixed views on WTO DG's project to create "Transformation Office" (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's Director-General Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala apparently has the final word on whether to pursue her alleged grand project to create a "Transformation Off ice" to develop a "vision and strategy" for the Secretariat, but members' views rem ain mixed on the project, which most likely has budgetary implications, said me mbers familiar with the development.

Finance : Reserve Bank of Australia review fails ordinary Australians (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney)
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)'s latest interest rate hike comes before the ink of the much-awaited review of the RBA, released on 20 April, has dried.

Kenya : Climate change threatens historical sites in coastal region (PRIV)
(IPS, Mombasa)
Along coastal Kenya, historical sites and monuments are threatened due to the impacts of climate change - structu res along the Indian Ocean are falling to ruin or collapsing into the ocean bec ause of high tides.

Opinion : The privilege of making a choice (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A civilian student named Saber was caught in the crossfire in Khartoum.

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